Kumar Vikram

Over 5500 ventilators lying unused in different states; Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka biggest defaulters

Even as patients suffered due to lack of critical life-saving medical equipment, hundreds of machines delivered to various states were lying unused.

20 Jun 2021

Modi rule 2.0 to focus on farm, infrastructure sectors in first three to four months, say sources

The government will expand the reach of the central scheme of direct income support to farmers by removing the land ceiling.

29 May 2019

Narendra Modi asks new NDA MPs to reach out to minorities

Says lawmakers should gain everyone’s trust, asks them to work without any discrimination on the basis of religion or caste.

26 May 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: BJP Navsari candidate biggest winner, many lucky to sail through

 BJP candidates secured victory margins of over 4 lakh or more in several seats but data shows that the contests were not as easy in several others. 

25 May 2019

Uttar Pradesh: Muslim women happy on government's Triple Talaq stand, but will they vote for BJP?

During conversation most Muslims blamed the BJP for polarisation of society and for interfering in religious matters.

12 May 2019

Working hard to put India in top 50 list for ease of doing business: PM Modi at Vibrant Gujarat Summit

Prime Minister Modi had conceptualised the summit in 2003 as the chief minister of Gujarat to position the state as an ideal investment destination.

18 Jan 2019

30 passengers on Jet Airways flight suffer nasal, ear bleeding as crew forgets to maintain cabin pressure

The crew has been taken off duty and Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau has started an investigation into the incident.

20 Sep 2018

Government to study impact of PM Modi’s brainchild Mudra scheme in states

The Opposition has been relentlessly targeting the Centre on job creation, entrepreneurship

02 Sep 2018

Draft passengers charter proposes heavy fine for delay in flights due to operators' fault

The government has proposed to that airlines should provide compensation if the delay causes a passenger to miss a connecting flight.

22 May 2018

Centre’s insurance scheme for poor, launched in 2015, still a long way to go

Despite low premiums, the Modi government’s ambitious social security schemes launched in 2015 have failed to make any notable headway.

21 May 2018

Mass boycott of National Film Awards as President honours only a select few; vacant seats filled with 'dummies'

About 50 award winners boycotted the ceremony after they learnt that President Ram Nath Kovind, in a departure from tradition, would give away the awards to only 11 people.

04 May 2018

On National Film Awards eve, Smriti Irani in eye of presentation row

The 65th National Film Awards presentation ceremony, to take place Thursday, ran into controversy on Wednesday with many threatening a boycott after being told they would have to accept the awards fro

03 May 2018

With kids in mind, Information and Broadcasting ministry pulls out condom ads from prime time TV

The ministry has issued a directive that such ads can be shown on TV only from 10 pm till 6 am on TV, following complaints.

01 May 2018

E-commerce sites to pay for false claims 

E-commerce platforms selling consumer products will be held liable for unfair trade practices under the new Consumer Protection Bill. 

30 Apr 2018

Ahead of Karnataka polls, DGCA to probe snag in the plane carrying Rahul Gandhi

Preliminary enquiry has suggested that the snag was related to the autopilot on the aircraft shutting down.

28 Apr 2018